PHOTOVIEW: Hands-on with the AT&T Pantech Duo C810 Windows Mobile Smartphone
17 December 2007
Excerpt: Nothing new for North American readers here but during last week's Möbius 2007 conference I got my hands on a recently released AT&T Pantech Duo C810 Windows Mobile 6 Standard smartphone which I was quite fascinated about when I saw it the first time. This feature-rich smartphone supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE and dualband UMTS/HSDPA as well as Bluetooth, a 1.3 megapixel camera and a unique dual-slide keyboard design which unveils a standard phone pad as well as a...
Summary: Even though the Pantech Duo has an impressive feature set that include 3G/HSDPA support, we were ultimately disappointed with its subpar design.
Pros: The Pantech Duo has a unique dual-slider design with a slide-out number dialpad plus a QWERTY keyboard. It comes with the Windows Mobile 6 OS as well as a 1.3-megapixel camera, quad-band support, HSDPA, plus access to AT&T's broadband services.
Cons: The Pantech Duo has a cheap plastic body with a flimsy sliding mechanism. The QWERTY keyboard felt flush to the surface and was tricky to use
AT&T Pantech Duo C810 with Windows Mobile 6 Standard
5 November 2007
Excerpt: The latest "first" to the mobile device world is the Pantech Duo C810: the first dual-keypad device that runs Windows Mobile. Some compare it the Helio Ocean , which also has two sliding keypads. Does the dual slider have any utlility, or is it purely a novelty? How does the Duo perform in real world testing? We’ve got a thorough review for you. Read on for more!
Excerpt: На данный момент в сфере производства смартфонов можно выделить два лидера – HTC и Palm. Что касается Pantech, то, ей, мягко говоря, до лидирующих позиций далеко. Хотя в прошлом компания предпринимала попытки. Такой попыткой был телефон Pantech PN-820 (Verizon Wireless) на базе Windows Mobile 5, хотя его трудно назвать полноценным смартфоном. Читать далее...